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Far North comes of age with first traffic lights in Bay of Islands
Paihia's traffic lights signal the end of traffic worries in the Northland, Bay of Islands, town. It's an area renowned for its scenic beauty, warm weather and laid-back lifestyle. But, in a sign Northland's Bay of Islands is not just a land of ...

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 16 Jul 2017 

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Volunteers feature in new photography book
The Press West Coast
Bay of Islands-Kaikohe Photography Club members have captured the selfless work of numerous volunteer groups in and around Kerikeri, Paihia and Kawakawa in the hardcover book called Volunteers in the Bay of Islands. Club committee member and ...

 19 Jul 2017 
Big Birds leap to supreme award
New Zealand Herald
Other standouts among the 13 teams were a kakariki-themed entry by Paihia couple Ryan and Laura Stevenson and an elaborate performance by the crew of the Duke Tavern which involved a team member jumping, or possibly falling, from the top of a ladder ...

 17 Jul 2017 
Far North's first traffic lights up and running
New Zealand Herald
A new traffic safety device - the first set of permanent traffic lights in the Far North - has officially flashed to stop traffic for the first time. The Far North region's first set of permanent traffic signals were switched on in Paihia yesterday by ...

 15 Jul 2017 
Kiwis add nine medals to Commonwealth Youth Games tally
New Zealand Herald
Kyle Chen from Paihia fought first against a shorter English opponent in the under-75kg division. Chen had the reach but his opponent controlled the fight. Both landed some big hits but a standing eight count hurt the New Zealander, who lost in a split ...

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New Zealand Herald
Two men in tinny save 21m catamaran from crashing on rocks
New Zealand Herald
As a 40-tonne, 21m catamaran drifted towards the rocks during a storm two Paihia men jumped in a small tinny with a 15 horsepower motor ready to rescue it. It was Dan Hirzel's day off last Thursday but he was down at Bay Beach Hire, in Paihia, making ...

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 27 Jun 2017
Patangata Station shortens supply chain and buys own butchery
They bought 333ha Paihia on the eastern side of the Tukituki River at Patangata 10 years ago then sold 230ha of the home farm. In 2014 they added the 30ha Evan Rd block near Otane, where they now live. "Two years ago we got Patangata Station under ...

 19 Jul 2017
Armed man on the loose in Northland after fleeing police stop
A man believed to be armed is on the loose in Northland after failing to stop for police. Police car. Source: 1 NEWS. The Armed Offenders Squad and dog units have been deployed to locate the man. Police say they tried to stop a car on Marsden Rd ...
Armed offender flees police after crashing car in Far
Northland hunt for armed man who fled police, crashed car and ran awayNew Zealand Herald

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 28 Jun 2017 
Northlanders set for Youth Commonwealth Games
New Zealand Herald
Paihia boxer Kyle Chen is heading to the Games full of confidence after winning the New Zealand nationals three times and the Taiwan national championships twice. The 16-year-old is also a two-time New Zealand Golden Gloves champion and won the ...

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 18 Jul 2017 (press release)
Far North's first set of traffic signals switched on today (press release)
The Far North region's first set of traffic signals has been switched on in Paihia today. The responsive traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing on Paihia's waterfront are designed to provide a better balance between pedestrian safety and traffic ...

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 14 Jul 2017 

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